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Scientists in Antarctica investigating effect of climate change

King George Island is a remote speck of ice-covered mountains at the far north of the Antarctic Peninsula. It is also the nearest thing in Antarctica to an accessible destination. Every summer, hundreds of scientists fly down from the bottom of ... ABC Online, 2 days ago

IWC experts question Japan's new whaling plan

(MENAFN - The Peninsula) -A panel of experts from the International Whaling Commission on Monday questioned Japan's new Antarctic whaling plan, telling it to provide more information to justify the killings. Their comments were a fresh setback for ...
 MENAFN3 weeks ago
Miami Herald

Photo gallery: Melting in Antarctica

Gentoo penguins stand on rocks near the Chilean station Bernardo OHiggins, Antarctica, Jan. 22, 2015. On the Antarctic peninsula, where the continent is warming the fastest because the land sticks out in the warmer ocean, 49 billion tons of ice a ...
 Miami Herald2 months ago
Japan Times

The big melt: Antarctica's retreating ice may re-shape Earth

Though 97 per cent of the Antarctic Peninsula is still covered with ice, entire valleys are now free of it, ice is thinner elsewhere. CAPE LEGOUPIL: From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Photos: Penguins of the Antarctic Peninsula

A chinstrap penguin, left, approaches a group of gentoos on Booth Island in the Antarctic Peninsula region. Species of penguins often have overlapping breeding, foraging, and colony ranges. In fact, six species of penguin can be found in this ...
 The Pew Charitable Trusts2 weeks ago Penguins use poop to melt ice, create baby nurseries  MSN Canada3 days ago Penguins Use Poop to Melt Ice, Make Baby Nurseries (Video)  Yahoo! UK and Ireland4 days ago Penguin parenting secret: Adult poop benefits the babies Behold the power of poop! Penguins can melt an entire sheet of ice with the stinky stuff, researchers discover. Don't worry, it's for a good cause.  CNET.co.uk2 days ago
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LiveScience.com

'Freak Weather Event' Sets Antarctic Heat Records

A remarkable heat wave warmed Antarctica's northernmost peninsula to slightly above 63 degrees Fahrenheit (17 degrees Celsius) in March — a record high for the normally cold continent. But scientists say the balmy conditions were caused by a ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland4 weeks ago
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The Telegraph UK

Elephant seal pup gives Canadian tourist a cuddle in the Antarctic

Baby seal gives Canadian tourist Charlene Fritz a big hug during her trip to the Antarctic Peninsula [ERROR:UNKNOWN VIDEO EMBED] By Charlotte Krol , video source Barcroft 6:58AM BST 24 Apr 2015 A baby seal gave a tourist a cuddle during her expedition to Snow ...
 The Telegraph UK1 week ago That's one big baby! Elephant seal pup weighing 200lb comes up for a cuddle with delighted tourist during trip to Antarctic  Capital Bay1 week ago Elephant seal pup weighing 200lb comes up for a cuddle with tourist in video  Capital Bay1 week ago

Krill Fishing in the Antarctic Peninsula

The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) was established in 1982 in response to the growing fleet of krill vessels working in the Southern Ocean. Today, the krill fishery operates mostly in the waters around ...
 The Pew Charitable Trusts1 week ago

Nitrate stable isotopes in snow and ice samples from four Svalbard sites

Keywords antarctic peninsula antarctica arctic arctic ocean biodiversity climate change distribution foraminifera greenland high arctic international polar year laptev sea mesoscale modelling polynya remote sensing sea ice seabirds southern ocean ...
 Polar Research3 weeks ago

Southern Exposure

King George Island, has been described as one of the strangest places on the planet. Located at the far north tip of Antarctica at the very bottom of the world, it's home to the closest thing this southernmost continent has to an international town, ...
 ABC Online1 day ago
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